11/2023 A postdoc position immediately open in Zhong lab, Candidates with their PhD degrees within two years and at least one first-authored publication from their PhD work are required. Please send a CV, brief statement of research accomplishments and future research goals, and names and contact information for 3 academic references to Xuehua Zhong (firstname.lastname@example.org).
11/2023 Our joint paper with Dr. Jikui Song’s lab at UC-Riverside has been accepted by Journal of Biological Chemistry, great job Jie!
10/2023 Congratulation Jia Gwee winning the 2023 Dean’s Award for Graduate Research Excellence!
10/2023 Please check out Faculty Spotlight Dr. Xuehua Zhong on epigenetics research and teaching!
09/2023 Congratulation on Carl Simmons for successfully passing his PhD candidacy exam. Well done, Carl!
08/2023 We had so much fun for 5-hour float trip at Huzzah Valley for our annual lab summer outing!
8/2023 Welcome Sherlyn Contreras (PMB program) joining our lab as a rotation graduate student!
8/2023 Welcome our new undergraduate students Dylan Setiawan and Jill Mark.
8/2023 Welcome Professor Hidetaka Ito from HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY joining us as a visiting professor.
06/2023 Zhong lab are exciting to share the media report A plant research powerhouse at WashU! We are glad to be part of it.
06/2023 Farewell party for Zhang-wei, we wish you all the best!
05/2023 Jia Gwee passed her PhD qualification exam. Good job and congratulations!
05/2023 Zhong Lab outing/lunch at St Louis Gateway Arch national Park.
03/2023 Zhang-Wei’s paper is published by Nuclei Acids Research, Congratulation!
02/2023 Our joint paper with Xiangsong Chen’s lab at Wuhan University was accepted by New Phytologist,Congratulation!
12/2023 Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Lihua Zhang, arrives the lab. Welcome!
11/2023 Welcome Sherry join the lab as a graduate student from Plant & Microbial Biosciences program.
08/30/2022 Ray successfully defended his thesis work, Congratulations Dr. Scheid!
07/2022 Zhong Lab joined to Department of Biology, Washington University at Saint Louis. Thanks everyone for a smooth move. Here is the profile introduction for Xuehua and Zhong lab!
06/2022 Our joint paper with Dr. Jikui Song’s lab at UC-Riverside has been accepted by Nature Communications, great job Jianjun and Sarah!
06/2022 Zhangwei and Carl‘s invited review article on chromatin dynamics and organization was accepted by Current Opinion in Plant Biology, congratulations!
06/2022 Sarah successfully defended her thesis work, congratulations Dr. Leichter!
05/2022 Huy passed his PhD qualification exam. Excellent job and congratulations!
01/2022 Sarah‘s invited review book chapter on Structure and mechanism of plant DNA methyltransferases was accepted by DNA methyltransferases – Role and Function (Springer), congratulations!
12/2021 Congratulations to Jianjun on his tenure-track faculty position at Henan University!
11/2021 Welcome Carl join the lab as a graduate student from Genetics program.
11/2021 Our joint paper with Dr. Wei Xu’s lab is accepted by Nucleic Acids Research, Congratulation!
10/2021 Check out our joint paper on “Commentary: Quality control and evaluation of plant epigenomics data” published in Plant Cell.
09/2021 Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Wewen Tian, arrives the lab. Welcome!
08/2021 Welcome Jia Gwee join the lab as a graduate student from CMB program.
08/2021 Our joint paper with Dr. Hidetaka Ito’s lab has been accepted by PLoS Genetics, great job Jiani, Jianjun, and Sarah!
05/2021 Lab outing/picnic at Devils lake
05/2021 Congratulations to Xuehua for her H. I. Romnes Faculty Award!
05/2021 Our joint paper with Dr. Jixian Zhai’s lab has been accepted by Plant Cell, congratulation!
05/2021 Congratulation on Rachel for her 2021 Outstanding Senior Award! We are so proud of you, Rachel!
05/2021 Katie, Rachel, and Dannielle graduate, congratulations and best wishes!
04/2021 Congratulate Isabel for being accepted into Genetics graduate program at the Cornell University!
04/2021 Welcome our new undergraduate student, Xinrui Ji.
03/2021 Our joint paper with Dr. Jikui Song’s lab at UC-Riverside has been accepted by Science Advances, great job Sarah and Jianjun!
01/2021 Ray and Jiani‘s invited review article on plant histone reader proteins was accepted by Current Opinion in Plant Biology, congratulations!
12/2020 The Zhong lab received a New NSF grant, Congratulation!
12/2020 JJ’s UVR8 paper is accepted by Nature plants, Congratulation!
12/2020 Welcome Huy join the lab as a graduate student from Genetics training program.
11/2020 Congratulations to Jiani on her new position! We will miss you!
11/2020 Jiani’s paper is accepted by New Phytologist, Congratulation!
09/2020 Welcome rotation students Huy Le (Genetics) and Soyong Jung (Cellular and Molecular Biology)!
07/2020 Zhong lab received a joint WARF Accelerator award to develop innovative technology for genome and epigenome research, congratulations!
05/2020 Check out our review article on linking signaling pathways to chromatin dynamics in Journal of Experimental Botany, congratulations on Jianjun and Adeline!
03/2020 Our joint paper with Dr. Jikui Song’s lab at UC-Riverside is now on Biorxiv, great job Sarah and Jianjun!!
03/2020 Congratulations on Rachael Kabara for her Hilldale research fellowship award!
01/2020 Congratulations to Dr. Li Lu on her faculty position at Wuhan University!
12/2019 Our joint paper with Dr. Michael Purugganan’s lab at NYU is accepted by Nature Plants, Congratulation!
12/2019 Our joint paper with Dr. Jian Hua’s lab at Cornell University is accepted by New Phytologist, Congratulation!
12/2019 Check our review article on plant HDACs in Science China Life Science, great job Xiangsong and Adeline!
11/2019 Welcome rotation students Cristobal Carrera Carriel (Genetics) and Zack Harmer (Cellular and Molecular Biology)!
10/2019 Farewell party for Bo, we wish you all the best! Thanks Ray for hosting the party.
10/2019 Welcome Genetics rotation student Ryan Ward!
9/2019 Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Jie Liu, arrives the lab. Welcome! Welcome Zhengxu joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher!
9/2019 Sarah is awarded a spot on T32 Biotechnology Training Program (BTP). Congratulations!
8/2019 Sarah and Ray passed their PhD qualification exam. Good job and congratulations!
7/2019 In collaboration with Morgridge outreach team, Sarah and Ray hosted the plant epigenetics Summer Science Camp for rural Wisconsin science teachers and high school students.
7/2019 Lab picnic party at Vilas park.
7/2019 The Zhong lab welcomes visiting Professor Dr. Hidetaka Ito from Hokkaido University!
5/2019 Congratulations to Xuehua on being awarded the Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Award.
2/2019 Welcome Adeline Ding joins the lab as a Assistant Researcher. Welcome Danielle joins the lab as undergraduate researchers!
2/2019 Xuehua received Vilas Associates Award, Congratulations!
1/2019 Kevin and Xiangsong’s HOS15 paper was accepted by Plant Physiology, Congratulations!
12/2018 Zhong lab party to celebrate Dean’s graduation, Xiangsong and Li’s new job, Bo and Sarah’s birthday, and the holidays!
11/2018 Congratulations to Xiangsong on his faculty position at Wuhan University!
11/2018 Dean successfully defended his thesis work, congratulations Dr. Sanders!
10/2018 Our joint paper with Dr. Narlikar’s lab (UCSF) and Dr. Jacobsen‘s lab (UCLA) is accepted by Molecular Cell, Congratulation!
9/2018 Welcome genetic rotation students Auguste Dutcher, Jaime Cordova and John Crandall.
8/2018 Check out the news report on our Nature Genetics paper. UW News.
6/2018 Lab picnic party at Devil’s lake state park.
5/2018 Welcome Dr. Zhang-wei Liu joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
5/2018 Shuiming‘s EBS paper (collaborate with Du lab) was accepted by Nature Genetics, Congratulation!
5/2018 Shuiming and Ray‘s SHL paper (collaborate with Du lab) was accepted by Nature Communications, Congratulation!
2/2018 Welcome Bo Wang joins the lab as a visiting graduate student.
2/2018 Welcome Katie and Isabel join the lab as undergraduate researchers!
1/2018 Li and Xiangsong‘s paper was accepted by Nature Communications, Congratulation!
1/2018 Xiangsong‘s paper was accepted by The Plant Cell, Congratulation! News report!
1/2018 Our joint paper with Dr. Jing Zhang’s lab is accepted by Leukemia, Congratulation!
1/2018 Our joint paper with Dr. Rick Amasino’s lab is accepted by Plant Journal, Congratulation!
12/2017 Sarah is awarded a spot on T32 Biotechnology Training Program (BTP). Congratulations!
12/2017 Ray is awarded a spot on T32 Genetics Training Program (GTP). Congratulations!
12/2017 Welcome Ray and Sarah join the lab as graduate students.
11/2017 We are celebrating Holiday season!
10/2017 Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Jiani Chen, arrives the lab. Welcome!
9/2017 Welcome our rotation students, Ray Scheid, Victoria Harms, Sunnie Grace McCalla, Brandon Phan, Sarah Leichter and Matt Lollar.
8/2017 Xuehua receives 5-Year Outstanding Investigator Award from NIH. See details here. Congratulations!
7/2017 In collaboration with Morgridge, our lab participitated the plant epigenetic Summer Science Camp for rural Wisconsin science teachers and high school students.
7/2017 The Zhong lab welcomes visiting undergraduate student Zhouyuan Shen from Shanghai Jiaotong University joined the lab.
7/2017 Xuehua was interviewed by GROW magazine (Wisconsin’s Magazine for Life Sciences) about our epigenetic research. See details here.
6/2017 Welcome Sharon Yan, a high school student from West High School, joins the lab as Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE).
6/2017 Lab picnic party at Governor Nelson state park.
6/2017 Li was invited to give a talk at the 2017 ICAR annual meeting, congratulation!
4/2017 Both Xiangsong and Li were awarded for travel grant to attend the 2017 ICAR meeting at St. Louis, Congratulation!
2/2017 Dean‘s paper is accepted by Plant Physiology, Congratulation!
1/2017 The Zhong lab welcomes undergraduate student Phu Nguyen joined the lab.
1/2017 Xuehua spoke to Hope Kirwan of Wisconsin Public Radio about our epigenetic work.
11/2016 Our joint paper with Dr. Xuemei Chen’s lab is accepted by PNAS, Congratulation!
10/2016 Xiangsong‘s paper is accepted by eLife, Congratulation!
10/2016 Xuehua co-organized the first UW-Madison Epigenetics mini-symposium. This event was very successful with 28 mini-oral presentation followed by poster presentation.
10/2016 Our joint paper with Dr. Jing Zhang’s lab is accepted by Blood, Congratulation!
10/2016 Our joint paper with Dr. Wei Xu’s lab is accepted by BMC Genomics, Congratulation!
9/2016 The Zhong lab welcomes visiting graduate graduate student Gaofeng Liu from Nanjing Agricultural University.
9/2016 Jianjun received the postdoctoral fellowship from China Postdoctoral Science Foundation. Congratulation!
9/2016 Postdoctoral fellow, Jianjun Jiang, arrives at the lab, welcome!
8/2016 The Zhong lab says goodbye to our high school student Lorenzo and visiting student Ruirong. We will miss you.
8/2016 We had a fun summer including our annual Summer party to celebrate Xiangsong and Li‘s birthday, a visit to South Dakota, and so on…
7/2016 In collaboration with Morgridge outreach team, the Zhong lab participated the plant epigenetics Summer Science Camp for rural Wisconsin science teachers and high school students. We had 5 teachers and 26 high school students from five rural Wisconsin summer science camps (Fennimore, Rhinelander, Tomah, Monticello, and Chequamegon).
7/2016 Xuehua received Alfred Toepfer Faculty Fellow Award, congratulation!
6/2015 Welcome Ruirong, a senior student from University of Science and Technology of China, joins the lab as summer undergraduate researcher.
6/2016 Welcome Lorenzo, a high schoolstudent from Ronald Reagan High School joins the lab as Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE).
5/2016 Welcome Ray joins the lab as an associate research specialist!
Congratulate Rachael for being accepted into Microbiology graduate program at the Cornell University!
4/2016 Congratulate Dean Sanders for being chosen for an oral presentation at 2016 ASPB meeting.
3/2016 Welcome Gage Moreno joins the lab as undergraduate researcher.
3/2016 In collaboration with Morgridge outreach team, Kevin & Dean presented at the DIY (Do-it-yourself) Science on the “Beyond Your Wildest Genes: The Role of Epigenetics”.
2/2016 Zhiqiang& Xuehua won the first Epigenetics Table Tennis Tournament, Congratulation!
1/2016 Welcome Dr. Ziqiang Liu joins the lab as a visiting scientist.
12/2015 Xuehua received her NSF CAREER award to study Arabidopsis DNA methylation, Congratulation!
12/2015 Kevin is awarded a spot on T32 Genetics Training Program (GTP). Congratulations!
12/2015 Welcome Kevin joins the lab.
10/2015 Devil’s lake fall picnic and hiking.
10/2015 Li’s manuscript on genome-wide profiling of histone acetylation marks was accepted by Epigenetics. Congratulation!
9/2015 Dean passed his PhD qualification exam. Good job and congratulation!
9/2015 Yang, Our YAP student, is admitted into UW-Madison, majoring in Microbiology. Congratulations!
8/2015 Please check out our research and outreach featured on WID top stories: Beyond genetics: ideas from a flowering plant
7/2015 Welcome Hang Zhang, a senior student from University of Science and Technology of China, joins the lab as summer undergraduate researcher.
7/2015 Welcome Reeken Patel, a high schoolstudent from J.I. Case High School joins the lab as Pre-college Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE).
7/2015 Xuehua’s review on DNA methylation evolution is published byNew Phytologist.
6/2015 Lab picnic party at Lake Wingra. Also, happy birthday to Dean!
5/2015 Welcome Caitilin Hoffman joins the lab as undergraduate researcher.
3/2015 Welcome Karolina Barej joins the lab as undergraduate researcher.
1/2015 Xuehua published her DRM3 work on PNAS, Xuehua and Dr. Jacobsen are both corresponding authors.
11/2014 Welcome Rachael Fieweger joins the lab as undergraduate researcher.
8/2014 Lab picnic party to celebrate Li, Zoey and Xiangsong‘s birthday, happy birthday!
7/2014 Xuehua published a paper on plant Histone variant H2A.W at Cell, the first author is Dr. Yelagandula from Dr. Berger lab.
5/2014 Xuehua published her DRM2 work at Cell as part of her postdoc work in Dr. Jacobsen lab.
5/2014 Welcome Dr. Li Lu joins the lab as postdoc researcher.
3/2014 Xuehua published a paper on RNA polymerase V at Nature, the fist author is Dr. Johnson from Dr. Jacobsen lab.
2/2014 Welcome Yang Chen joins the lab as Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP) high school student research trainee.
1/2014 Xuehua published a paper on non-CG methylation at Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, the first author is Dr. Stroud from Dr. Jacobsen lab.
1/2014 Welcome Dr. Xiangsong Chen joins the lab as postdoc researcher.
12/2013 Dean is awarded a spot on T32 Genetics Training Program (GTP). Congratulations!
12/2013 Welcome Dean joins the lab as a graduate student.
11/2013 Welcome Zoey Zou joins the lab as Undergraduate researcher
9/2013 Welcome Ray Scheid joins the lab as Undergraduate researcher